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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4418 - πτέρνα

Transliteration
ptérna
Phonetics
pter'-nah
Origin
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. the heel (of the foot)
  2. to lift up the heel against one
    1. to injure one by trickery (figure borrowed either from kicking, or from a wrestler tripping up his antagonist)
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6119 ‑ עִקְּבָה (aw‑kabe', ik‑keb‑aw');  
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KJV (1)
John
1
NAS (1)
John
1
HCS (1)
John
1
BSB (1)
John
1
ESV (1)
John
1
WEB (1)
John
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πτέρνη ( Hp. Art. 3 , Epid. 5.48 , Phot. ), later πτέρνᾰ ( Lyc. 500, LXX Genesis 3:15 , etc.), , heel , Il. 22.397 , Hp.Il.cc., Arist. HA 494b7; under part of the heel , A. Ch. 209 (pl.); heel-bone , Gal. 2.776, al.: prov., εἴπερ τὸν ἐγκέφαλον . . μὴ ἐν ταῖς π. φορεῖτε D. 7.45 .

2. hoof , LXX Jd. 5.22 .

3. heel of a shoe, Herod. 7.21 , Phryn. PS p.69B.

4. footstep , LXX Ca. 1.8 .

II metaph., foot or lower part of anything, πύργων Lyc. 442; τῆς μηχανῆς Plb. 8.6.2; of a mast, Asclep.Myrl. ap. Ath. 11.474f (but, waist of a ship, Hero *Stereom. 2.52).

2. butt-end of the ἀγκών of a torsion-engine, Ph. Bel. 59.30 , 66.2; of a surgical machine, Orib. 49.4.9 ,al.

III ham (mock Epicism formed from Lat. perna ), Batr. 37; f.l. for πέρνα in Aët. 15.15 , Paul.Aeg. 7.17.74 ( πέρνα correctly in 4.32 ).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πτέρνα , -ης , ,

[in LXX for H6119;]

the heel: fig., ἐπαίρειν τὴν Papyri ἐπί , John 13:18 (LXX).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
επτέρνικε επτερνίσαμέν επτέρνισε πτερά πτέρναι πτέρναις πτερναν πτέρναν πτέρνας πτέρνη πτέρνης πτερνιεί πτερνιζετέ πτερνίζετε πτερνισμόν πτερνισμώ πτεροίς πτεροφυήσουσιν pternan ptérnan
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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